A simulation study on using inverse transient analysis for leak detection in water distribution networks

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ConferenceAdvanced Modeling of Urban Water Systems - Monograph 17, Proceedings of the International Stormwater and Urban Water Systems Modeling Conference: 21 February 2008, Toronto, Ontario
Pages121; # of pages: 21
Subjectleak detection, inverse transient analysis, water distribution systems; Sewers
AbstractThis paper reports on the initial simulation phase of a study that aims to assess the applicability and effectiveness of inverse transient analysis to the detection of leaks in real water distribution systems. Simulation was conducted and field tests are planned for a selected area of the City of Regina?s municipal water distribution network. Scenarios of various transient severity and leak sizes were simulated. Insight gained from the simulation provided a preliminary assessment of the effectiveness and feasibility of using the inverse transient analysis method for leak detection.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number50452
NPARC number20377191
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